Sports Report- 5/29

SAM HOUSTON STATE SENIORS TRACE MASCORRO AND COLBY THOMAS LANDED THE FIRST PRESEASON HONORS FOR THE 2020 SEASON FOR THE SAM HOUSTON FOOTBALL TEAM WHEN THEY WERE NAMED TO THE HERO SPORTS PRESEASON ALL-AMERICA TEAM. GOBEARKATS.COM REPORTS, MASCORRO, THE 2019 SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR, WAS NAMED TO THE SECOND TEAM WHILE THOMAS EARNED…read more »

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Sports Report- 5/28

SAM HOUSTON STATE SENIOR MEGAN MCDONALD HAS BEEN SELECTED AS THE 2020 SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE SOFTBALL STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE YEAR. MCDONALD, WHO WAS ALSO NAMED TO THE ALL-ACADEMIC FIRST TEAM, JUST FINISHED HER SECOND SEMESTER OF GRADUATE SCHOOL WITH A MAJOR IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AFTER GRADUATING LAST YEAR WITH A DEGREE IN KINESIOLOGY AND A 3.80…read more »

Sports Report- 5/27

SAM HOUSTON STATE JUNIOR POLE VAULTER CLAYTON FRITSCH HAS EARNED ALL-AMERICA HONORS FOR THE 2020 NCAA DIVISION I INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD SEASON FROM THE U.S. TRACK AND FIELD AND CROSS COUNTRY COACHES ASSOCIATION. FRITSCH WAS SET TO COMPETE IN THE 2020 NCAA DIVISION I MEN’S AND WOMEN’S INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS BEFORE THE…read more »

Sports Report- 5/26

HUNTSVILLE HORNET ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AND HEAD COACH RODNEY SOUTHERN ANNOUNCED STUDENT-ATHLETES WILL BEGIN STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING, AND SPORT SPECIFIC SKILL WORKOUTS ON JUNE 8TH. FOLLOW WWW.HORNETNATION.ORG FOR DETAILS. SAM HOUSTON STATE ANNOUNCED SEASON TICKET ADJUSTMENTS. THE UNIVERSITY SAID SUPPORT THROUGH PURCHASING SEASON TICKETS IS VITAL TO THE SUCCESS OF ALL STUDENT-ATHLETES ACROSS 17 BEARKAT SPORTS.…read more »

Sports Report- 5/22

THE SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE ANNOUNCED THERE WILL BE SOME MAJOR ADJUSTMENTS TO SOME OF THE LEAGUE’S POSTSEASON TOURNAMENTS FOR THE UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR. IN BASEBALL, WOMEN’S SOCCER, SOFTBALL AND VOLLEYBALL, THE TOP FOUR REGULAR-SEASON FINISHERS WILL ADVANCE TO TOURNAMENTS AT THE SITE OF THE NO. 1 SEED. BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS WILL FEATURE DOUBLE-ELIMINATION COMPETITION. MEN’S…read more »

Stephen F. Austin Hit with NCAA Violations

ESPN REPORTS, STEPHEN F. AUSTIN FACES A SERIES OF PENALTIES, INCLUDING THE VACATING OF GAMES, FOR A LACK OF INSTITUTIONAL CONTROL VIOLATION INVOLVING THE “ERRONEOUS CERTIFICATION” OF 82 STUDENT-ATHLETES IN NINE SPORTS OVER THE PAST DECADE. THE NCAA ANNOUNCED AN EVENTUAL POSTSEASON BAN FOR THE SCHOOL’S BASEBALL, MEN’S BASKETBALL AND FOOTBALL PROGRAMS DUE TO AN…read more »

Sports Report- 5/20

THE NCAA RELEASED ITS ANNUAL ACADEMIC PROGRESS REPORT RECENTLY AND TWO SAM HOUSTON STATE TEAMS WERE IN AMONG THE TOP PROGRAMS IN THE COUNTRY IN THEIR RESPECTIVE SPORTS. BEARKAT VOLLEYBALL AND TENNIS WERE EACH RECOGNIZED BY THE NCAA AS BEING IN THE TOP 10 PERCENT OF TEAMS ACROSS THE COUNTRY IN THEIR SPORTS IN APR,…read more »

Sports Report- 5/19

TEXAS GOVERNOR GREG ABBOTT ANNOUNCED, BEGINNING MAY 31ST, YOUTH SPORT CAMPS, LITTLE LEAGUE, ALL SUMMER CAMPS, ALONG WITH PROFESSIONAL SPORTS WITH NO IN HOUSE SPECTATORS CAN REOPEN IN TEXAS. NFL ENGINEERS AND SPORTS-EQUIPMENT COMPANY OAKLEY ARE TESTING PROTOTYPES OF MODIFIED FACE MASKS THAT MIGHT CONTAIN SURGICAL OR N95 MATERIAL. OAKLEY IS ALREADY UNDER CONTRACT TO…read more »

Sports Report- 5/18

THE LOS ANGELES CORONERS OFFICE RELEASE AUTOPSY REPORTS ON FRIDAY, SAYING THE PILOT FLYING KOBE BRYANT AND SEVEN OTHERS TO A YOUTH BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT DID NOT HAVE ALCOHOL OR DRUGS IN HIS SYSTEM, AND ALL NINE SUSTAINED IMMEDIATELY FATAL INJURIES WHEN THEIR HELICOPTER SLAMMED INTO A HILLSIDE OUTSIDE LOS ANGELES IN JANUARY. ESPN HAS BEEN…read more »

Sports Report- 5/15

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL COMMISSIONER ROB MANFRED OUTLINED THE CORONAVIRUS-TESTING PROTOCOLS THE LEAGUE HOPES TO IMPLEMENT, SAYING FREQUENT TESTS WILL BE KEY TO THE SPORT’S RESTART AND THAT A POSITIVE TEST WON’T MEAN SHUTTING DOWN AN ENTIRE TEAM. MANFRED SAID THE LEAGUE INTENDS TO TEST PLAYERS AND OTHER BASEBALL PERSONNEL MULTIPLE TIMES A WEEK. ADDITIONALLY, FOR…read more »